Health Care Aide

Concordia Hospital - Winnipeg, MB (30+ days ago)

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Requisition ID: 34225

Position Number: 20084186

Posting End Date: October 22, 2019

City: Winnipeg

Site: Concordia Hospital

Department / Unit: Concordia Place

Job Stream: Clinical

Union: CUPE-1973(204)

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

FTE: 0.52

Anticipated Shift: Evenings; Weekends

Daily Hours Worked: 5.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $18.265, $18.813, $19.377, $19.958, $20.557, $21.174

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Position Overview
Under the general supervision of the Clinical Manager, the Registered Nurse (RN), the Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN), and/or the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), the Health Care Aide (HCA) acts as a member of the health care team, assisting with patient/resident care and providing basic supportive care as directed.

Experience
Recent patient care experience (in the last 4 years) required or equivalent will be considered
Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
Grade 12 education or equivalent
Health Care Aide Certificate from a recognized college/educational institution required
Certification/Licensure/Registration
Friends and Family CPR training is required.
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) is required for positions in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Urgent Care with recertification required annually. (Certification must be obtained within 2 months of acquiring the position).
Qualifications and Skills
General skills and ability to perform all tasks and responsibilities relevant to the duties of the position
Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize assigned workload
Demonstrated ability to perform as a team member and seek assistance as necessary
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in written and oral English
Demonstrated ability to relate to people in a tactful, courteous and reassuring manner
Demonstrated ability to organize and establish priorities
Demonstrated ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality in all manners pertaining to the hospital, patients/residents and their families
Satisfactory employment record required
Physical Requirements
Good physical health to meet the position demands

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.